Find your food village – and a spring breakfast bowl recipe

We believe in really experiencing our food – growing our own vegetables, gathering from the wild, sourcing produce from local farmers and making big, beautiful meals with all that we have found – and these are such joyful experiences for us. But what makes them even better is doing them with other people. Growing, gathering, preserving, pickling, cooking and eating are all so much better when shared with your village. In fact, most of the experiences that life has to offer are better when shared with the people you love!…

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10 lesser-known North-Eastern dishes that momo lovers should never miss

1. 10 lesser known North-Eastern dishes The very moment we talk about North Eastern dishes the only name that comes to our mind is Momos. We often associate North Eastern food with momos, when actually there are a lot more dishes, we barely know about. North East is surprisingly home to some deliciously unique delicacies. There is a large variety of food that these 7 sisters have to offer. You can find simple seasonal stew, subtly flavored boiled food and bursting masalas, bringing a wide range of variation to the…

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10 vegetarian Chinese recipes that will make your mouth water

1. Best vegetarian Chinese recipes Chinese cuisine is famous for its colourful and crunchy veggies that are loaded with spices. With tongue-tickling taste and sweet-and-sour and flavours, these recipes can be easily prepared at home. Most of the Chinese dishes make use of ingredients like garlic, ginger, spring onions, soy sauce, vinegar, and chili sauce to create lip-smacking food. If you are a fan of Chinese cuisine, then here is the list of easy vegetarian Chinese recipes that you can easily cook at home by using simple ingredients. Scroll down…

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Ganesh Chaturthi 2018: 5 Unique Types Of Modaks To Try Out This Festive Season

Ganesh Chaturthi has arrived and devotees of the elephant-faced God are gearing to welcome beautifully adorned idols in their homes. Additionally, pandals are being put up across cities, humongous Lord Ganesha idols are being decked up and devotees are lining up for the benevolent God’s blessings. Meanwhile, people are also busy preparing several kinds of sweets to be served as prasad. The main Indian sweet of the festival is the modak. Ganesh Chaturthi celebrations are incomplete without an offering of modaks to Lord Ganesha. They are generally prepared from rice flour and stuffed with…

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Diet tips, avoid these 5 foods for weight loss, good health

National Nutrition Weekis celebrated from September 1 to 7 to generate awareness about eating right for good health. Diet and exercise are important for weight loss and good health. But you can harm your fitness routine by eating some unhealthy foods. Here are 5 foods that you need to cut from your diet to see the results: * Protein bars:  Protein bars are often processed and filled with artificial ingredients and sugar. They can actually make your calorie count go high, and you will end up having to work harder to lose the excess kilos. *…

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Gut health diet, 5 best foods to increase good bacteria in the gut

Your gut health is extremely important as the bacteria in the gut helps digest and absorb food. And it also impacts your weight loss plans. While some foods are good for gut and boost the good bacteria, certain food items like pizzas and burgers can harm the gut balance and cause discomfort. Here are 5 foods that you need to eat for good gut health: * Yoghurt:  Dairy products like yoghurt, probiotics and yakult boost your gut and promote the growth of healthy lacto bacillus bacteria. Other fermented foods like kefir and kombucha are also recommended. * Banana:  Bananas are…

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Eat this, not that: 7 easy food swaps to aid weight loss

They say that one should eat to live and not live to eat, but it’s fast becoming an urban myth with several diet plans, weight-loss options and theories around why we gain weight. We’ve put together a list for you to consider if you’re seriously working on losing those inches and kilos to feel better about yourself in your everyday life. Read on: Water Vs. Soda: Our body comprises approximately 60% water. Drinking water aids in maintaining bodily fluids which in turn helps transportation of nutrients, maintenance of body temperature, digestion,…

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Fact Check: Foods Rich In Carbs Can Be Healthy Too, Here’s A List

If you think that eating foods rich in carbohydrates will make you gain weight, then you must think again. Many people now a days believe that eating carb-rich foods makes you put on kilos. For years, ‘carbohydrates’  have been unfairly blamed for all that excessive weight gain amongst young and old. The truth is that eating carbs is not bad at all; in fact they facilitate weight loss and may help you manage many lifestyle diseases. Surprised? Don’t  be, simply put, carbs act as a fuel for our body and…

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India’s greatest national dish – the dosa

What is the defining dish of Indian cuisine?Well, around a decade ago, I would have said tandoori chicken and its younger brother, the chicken tikka. But now, I have a new candidate for India’s national dish: the dosa. It has eclipsed tandoori chicken in India because of its sheer ubiquity. It turns up all over the country and because it is cheap and relatively easy to make, it has become India’s default office lunch option, and at hotels all over the country it is (along with the idli) the preferred…

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Best superfoods for your diet, eat these 5 foods daily for good health

National Nutrition Week is held every year from September 1 to 7 to generate awareness about eating right for good health. The first such week was held in 1982 and aimed to highlight the causes of malnutrition and how to reduce it. A healthy diet lies at the core of good health and weight loss. And ‘superfoods’ define food that is nutritionally dense and good for your health. Here are 5 superfoods that you need to add to your diet: * Eggs: Eggs are a great source of high quality protein, and are also rich in vitamin…

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